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The Official Platform for GDC 2024 Is Open

We're less than one month away from GDC 2024, and our event platform is now open! Now's the time to log into Swapcard and set up your profile, start building your schedule, connect with other attendees, and see our amazing exhibitors.

The Complete GDC 2024 Schedule Is Live

It's time to prep those calendars! All dates and times for the hundreds of sessions happening at the 2024 Game Developers Conference have been uploaded into the GDC Session Viewer.

Composer Yoko Shimomura and Game Designer Fawzi Mesmar Honored at GDCA 2024

Yoko Shimomura, composer for games such as Kingdom Hearts, Super Mario RPG, Street Fighter II, and Final Fantasy XV, will receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award—and Fawzi Mesmar, who has worked at major game companies for over 20 years in the industry and is an active mentor, author, public speaker and more, will receive the Ambassador Award.

Trinidad (Hermida) Black to Host the 2024 IGF Awards

Welcome to the stage: our host for the 2024 Independent Games Festival Awards! Black in Gaming Foundation Executive Director Trinidad Hermida is joining GDC on the Main Stage for the industry's premier independent games awards show.

'The Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros. Wonder' Talks Coming to GDC 2024

The worlds of Hyrule and the Flower Kingdom are beckoning. Game Developers Conference organizers are happy to announce that Nintendo is bringing two exciting talks to GDC 2024—exploring the systems and sound design of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and the side-scrolling escapades in Super Mario Bros. Wonder.

GDC 2024 State Of The Game Industry: Devs Discuss Layoffs, Generative AI, and More

This past year has been challenging for the game industry: Several studios have closed their doors, thousands of developers have been laid off, and increased studio conglomeration impacts the work landscape and prospective job market. But with challenges come opportunities. The 2024 State of the Game Industry report shines a light on all of this and more.

Check Out the Amazing Games Coming to alt.ctrl.GDC at GDC 2024

Flipping blinds, getting kids off your lawn, and using a TV remote to thwart a dangerous killer. Play through all of these experiences and more at alt.ctrl.GDC this March. Plus: Some exciting news about 2024's alt.ctrl.GDC award!

Visai Games' 'Venba' Leads Finalists for the 2024 IGF Awards

Organizers of the 2024 Game Developers Converence are happy to unveil this year's finalists and honorable mentions for the 26th annual IGF Awards, part of the longest-running festival, summit, and showcase celebrating independent games and their creators.

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